Waiting In The Wings

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Friday Favourites - on Sunday!!

Yes, missed the Friday post this week, busy, busy and achieving not much at all!

Quilting on Jacob's quilt - simple straight lines
given that this is for a five year old and needs to hold
up well.


Not a very pretty sight, threads waiting to be dealt with and the
lines just eyeballed so the resulting squares are never quite 
the same size!

Made a start on section 8 of Gypsy Wife


and deciding on fabric for the outer strips
of the block to fit underneath.  Still playing.

I'm going to have a break now until the end of the year
or the beginning of the New Year, lots of plans including
working on the blog. I already have a new photo for the header, the centre
piece of Northern Lights - albeit not yet quilted. Grateful thanks to Melody of
mixitupmel for sorting out the size, lettering and centering for the new header.
More work on a better set up
in my tiny studio is also on my list of things to do.

My clumps of Hellebore  finished flowering a few weeks ago
but suddenly last week up popped this



and isn't it a delight!!

I'll end this post with a view from the beach last week


I feel another quilt coming on!!!!

Wishing you all a Happy and Healthy Christmas
and New Year!

Maureen

19 comments:

  1. Thank you, Maureen, best wishes to you and your family too.
    I like your work, thanks for sharing your Hellebore and beach view photo,
    serene!

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  2. Bestr wishes for a lovely Christmas and New Year Maureen. Hope you get some time to spend sorting out your studio. Lovely photo to end your blogging year on!

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  3. The new header looks good...wishing you a Happy time over Christmas and time to play!

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  4. Love the hellebore! I wish I had one like it.

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  5. That is the most swanky Hellebore I've ever seen. Awesome. And I was happy to see the return of Gypsy Wife. Look forward to seeing you in the new year!
    Cheers!

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  6. That Hellebore is just beautiful - I wonder about an overhaul of my blog sometimes, but where does one start - looking forward to seeing what you do. Enjoy your break, see you in 2017!!

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  7. Love your new 'header' pic! And glad you are getting on with GW... I'm still fluffing around with #6! Enjoy your break!

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  8. What a beautiful view! Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and New Year too. See you in 2017.

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  9. Beautiful view and love the new header. Enjoy your break, relish the season, and have a very Merry Christmas.

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  10. Oooooh, that flower is gorgeous! And the ocean looks so enticing. I have the Gypsy Wife pattern but have not yet started to think about it! However, it would make a good winter project for me. I love your fabric choices. Wishing you a fantastic Christmas and a New Year filled with all sorts of blessings!

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  11. I love that Hellebore bloom! I have never planted any of those. Have a Merry Christmas and I hope your new year starts off with a re-arranged studio ready to work in.

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  12. Have a wonderful holiday, Maureen! Enjoy your time off and we'll see you next year.

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  13. Whew, love that beach scene! Gypsy Wife is looking good too. And the new header is gorgeous! You really used that gradient fabric well. Have a great holiday!

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  14. Oh, do enjoy your break and I'm looking forward to your return!

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  15. Many happies to you, too! Enjoy your break, and I hope you find plenty of time for sewing.
    That hellebore is beautiful!

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  16. I see many similar colors in your hellebore and ocean/sunset photos. Lovely.
    Merry Christmas.

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  17. Love the bright colors in Jacob's quilt. Enjoy your holiday break. Happy stitching.

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  18. You've been working on lots of fabulous projects! Have a wonderful break, and of course a very Merry Christmas. That surpris heleborus is a beauty!!

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  19. I hope you had a very happy Christmas, and I wish you a super New Year! I like your new header! Good luck on the studio re-vamp. That's what I need to do too. I have no room to actually cut fabric or sew at this point.
    I love your photos, esp. the Hellebore! It's so nice to see a fresh flower in the middle of our dark, dank winter!

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